Issue details

COVID-19 has created a number of challenges in the care market, including rising costs around staffing and PPE; a changing profile of clients for bed-based care, with clients presenting with more complexity; and disruption to the self-funder market. A specific request has been received to provide financial support during the COVID-19 crisis.
This paper requests Cabinet review and consider the recommendations as outlined in the confidential report.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
There are confidential appendices to this report which are exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 because they contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) .

Decision due: 19 Oct 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Angela Macpherson

Contact: Tracey Ironmonger, Interim Service Director for Integrated Commissioning Email:


Agenda items


  • Support to the Provider Market as a result of COVID-19